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Sign me up for Castle Crashers on Switch

[Update: In addition to the Switch tease, there's also a nod to Castle Crashers on PS4.] The thought hadn't crossed my mind lately, but yeah, Castle Crashers would rule pretty hard on Nintendo Switch. In a tweet today, The Behemoth seemed t...

 
 
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Review: Pit People

I really admire The Behemoth. The studio has found success time and time again without resorting to sequels, charting a varied course from Alien Hominid to Castle Crashers to BattleBlock Theater. The team's latest, Pit People, lives in yet ...

 
 
 
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Pit People's next update will be the final version

The Behemoth has announced that Pit People will be ready for early 2018. The next patch will be the full release and will bring an additional map alongside a fully scripted and acted campaign mode. Since there are a bunch of different fa...

 
 
 
 
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Throw cheese in StarCraft II as a cartoon overlord

StarCraft II's third and final expansion, the Protoss-themed Legacy of the Void, came out a little less than a year ago. Since then, players looking to freshen up their game could play a Nova-centric side story, but that's about it.&nb...

 
 
 
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Pit People beta invites going out, check your inbox

I don't really know what to make of Pit People. Like most Behemoth games it's kind of just on my radar, but once I've actually gotten my hands on it I'll probably fall in love. A few of us will get that chance soon, as the developer ha...

 
 
 
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The Behemoth is gearing up for a Pit People beta

Attending PAX East this month in Boston? Grand! Consider dropping by The Behemoth's booth (#4025) to get your name on the closed beta list for Pit People. The rest of us will be able to sign up later, at home, but we won't have a chance to ...

 
 
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Castle Crashers upgraded on Steam, too

Castle Crashers Remastered was a nice upgrade for Xbox One players, and now The Behemoth is bringing some of those improvements to the Steam version of the game in a free update. New mini-game: Back Off Barbarian Uncapped frame rate (FPS...

 
 
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Review: Castle Crashers Remastered

In 2008, Castle Crashers rekindled my dormant love of beat-'em-ups. It had imaginative characters, strange and varied locales, and the four-player co-op was great at encouraging friendly competition. There wasn't much else like it back then...

 
 
 
 
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The Behemoth's Pit People gets its first trailer

Castle Crashers and BattleBlock Theater developer The Behemoth is making a cooperative turn-based strategy game for Steam and Xbox One. For a long time there, it was tentatively called Game 4, but it finally became Pit People this year. It'...

 
 
 
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The Behemoth's Game 4 becomes Pit People

The upcoming strategy game from Castle Crashers maker The Behemoth is memorable. Its old temporary name, "Game 4," was not. It's now called Pit People, which is weird but fitting. "Pit People was the name written on the original concept ske...

 
 
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Castle Crashers Remastered headed to Xbox One

Not even Castle Crashers is safe from the remaster treatment! The Behemoth is upgrading its fun-as-hell beat-'em-up for Xbox One this summer and, sure, I'll play that. Besides gameplay and multiplayer improvements, there's an exclusive new...

 
 
 
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Flash game portal Newgrounds turns 20 years old today

These days, Tom Fulp is probably best known for his work with The Behemoth, behind games like Alien Hominid and Castle Crashers. Way back in the day, I knew him as the guy in charge of Newgrounds. I spent a ton of time (probably too much) i...

 
 
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More games need cupcakes as playable characters

I'm a jerk who totally forgot about The Behemoth's Game 4 despite playing a fun chunk of the tactical role-playing title alongside its narrator, Will Stamper, and loving every minute of it. So to selfishly put it back on my mind -- and to ...

 
 
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The Behemoth's Game 4 is the strangest SRPG I've ever played

No, the next game from The Behemoth isn't a sequel to Castle Crashers. I mean, yeah, that'd be nice to have one day, but I'm loving how the studio is continuing to try new things. And its next project, the to-be-properly-named "Game 4," is ...

 
 




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Listened to the Noclip podcast with Hugo Martin the other day and have been replaying DOOM on Nightmare Enjoying the game a lot more this time and finding it really plays like he describes Also helps to not be sick and fatigued from

 
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Reminder that theres still 2 days left to get the Humble Australia Fire Relief Its got some great stuff in it, namely Hollow Knight! I tried out Armello, Hand of Fate 2, and Void All very enjoyable!

 
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